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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Travel Agency
“The Henry Whitfield State Museum is one of the oldest homes in CT. Small and with a nice visitor center. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“Unique to Guilford, outdoor dining, food cooked on open fire pit, seating is on stumps. Suggest bringing your own wine/beer and salad if desired.”
  • 9 locals recommend
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“My favorite restaurant in town. Great food, wonderful atmosphere. Only open for dinner. Everything is great on the menu and the deserts are made on premise.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Route
“Great food and local hangout. Wonderful dinners to go or to stay. Excellent coffee drinks.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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  • 4 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Great handmade items in gift shop - rotating art shows in gallery -- all art forms.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Local neighborhood vibe with great breakfasts, brunches and lunches, or pick up excellently prepared dishes to bring back to the airy cottage.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“ Great views of the marina. Bar and casual dining. Great burgers and seafood, appetizers, and drinks.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“ Great local food. BYOB or drink there. They give you both options with a small corkage fee”
  • 4 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“This coffee shop is owned by a local couple, Cindy and Jonathan, and they roast their own delicious coffee and have a catering business as well. The shop offers so much more: meals to go, delicious soups, sandwiches, salads, Cohen's bagels, and fantastic desserts and baked goods. They also have many specialty and gift items. Stay and enjoy the view or the activity on the Guilford Green.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Great diner -- ask for the Gyro platter with rice -- no longer on the menu, but it's fantastic! Great burgers, breakfast, Greek dishes and lots of vegetarian and vegan choices”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“If you want fresh lobster call ahead to the sea food department and they can have it steamed and ready to be picked up. Very reasonable and yummy”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“A must see! Chaffinch Island Located at the end of Chaffinch Island Road, Guilford, CT.This 22 acre park is a great place for fishing and picnics.Locationincludes:Picnic Table, grills, kayak access”
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
  • 1 local recommends